1955 General Election

Beckenham

Conservative hold / Patrick George Thomas Buchan-Hepburn
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBuchan-Hepburn, Patrick George Thomas38,61469%+1.6%
 LabourCulling, Charles FA17,37731%-1.6%
Majority21,23738%+3.2%
Turnout55,99176.5%-5.9%
Swing+1.6%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the House of Lords
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeGoodhart, Philip Carter29,62162.9%-6.1%
 LabourSandelson, Neville Devonshire17,44537.1%+6.1%
Majority12,17625.8%-12.2%
Turnout47,066INF%0%
Swing-6.1%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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